Living the Dream of Luxury
Ketsali is dedicated to creating exceptional experiences in Latin America. We believe that building long-lasting memories through travel and culture helps bond families and corporate teams.
We seek to bring guests together for unique, luxury experiences, highlighting indigenous art, architecture, cuisine, music, adventure, and culture. The Ketsali brand will launch in the central region of Mexico with expanded locations throughout Latin America in 2020.
Discover a New World
“We love the historical flair of these magical cities. We enjoy the food, music, adventure, and spirit of the people in Central Mexico. The Ketsali experience will free you from the hustle and bustle of city life and refresh your senses.”
– Keren Martin, Co-Founder & President, Ketsali
C.J. and Keren Martin were inspired to create Ketsali by their passion for Latin culture and community. The Martins’ love for community extends worldwide with a special emphasis on Latino communities in Mexico, Latin America, and throughout the U.S.
C.J. Martin established his career in the telecom infrastructure business, traveling the globe, building towers and fiber infrastructure. He especially enjoyed his travels in Latin America. Keren, who is originally from San Luis Potosi, Mexico, has been heavily involved in the American Latino community for many years in securing health care services for families and establishing financing for homeowners.
The Martin family’s development initiatives are focused on building in redevelopment districts with a goal of restoring and building vibrant communities infused with the arts, cuisine, and music to create inspirational experiences.
A Whole New Experience
“Culture, the arts, cuisine, and music are essential to a vibrant community. Great communities are built from the close bonds developed within these experiences. By providing unforgettable hospitality experiences, we can build a sense of community. ”
– C.J. Martin, Co-Founder & Chairman, Ketsali
More Valuable Than Gold
The name Ketsali refers to the colorful feathers of the powerful Quetzal bird of Latin America. The Ketsali feathers represent beauty, authority, and liberty, embodying the spirit of the luxury Ketsali brand. The significance of the name captures the Martins’ passion to build a community of individuals seeking these qualities.